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Aleyrodoidea Slide Collection

The Aleyrodoidea slide collection comprises the records of all the slide-mounted whitefly material at the Natural History Museum, London at the time of project completion (November 2018).

Each specimen record has been published with an image capturing both the specimen and its associated labels and creating an inventory record with a unique identifier (Data Matrix barcode), taxon information, type status and country level collection locality. Some specimens will have additional images capturing the reverse side of labels and/or the paper envelopes that house the slides.

The data resource generated by the project is available using the link. Please search for the relevant taxa as this dataset if part of a larger project covering a range of Orders and Superfamilies.

This collection was digitised as part of the Museum's Digital Collections Programme.

Data and Resources

Cite this as

Robyn Crowther; Elizabeth Devenish; Nicola Lowndes; Peter Wing et al. (2019). Dataset: Aleyrodoidea Slide Collection. Natural History Museum Data Portal (

Retrieved: 03:31 28 Jan 2022 (GMT)

Additional Info

Field Value
Affiliation Natural History Museum
Primary contributors
Crowther, Robyn ( 0000-0002-5710-7496);
Devenish, Elizabeth ( 0000-0003-1998-3804);
Lowndes, Nicola ( 0000-0003-1853-0539);
Wing, Peter ( 0000-0002-8634-8790);
Allan, Louise ( 0000-0002-5148-002X);
Barclay, Charlotte ( 0000-0001-8008-8249);
Brown, Paul Andrew ( 0000-0002-0593-7762)
Other contributors
Temporal extent pre 1850 to present day
Update frequency Monthly
Last updated September 25, 2019
Last resource update September 25, 2019 (Aleyrodoidea slide collection specimens)
Created September 25, 2019
License Creative Commons CCZero